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The Cottage Cafe Restaurant

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33034 Coastal Hwy, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-3754
+1 302-539-8710
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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York, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was in Bethany for a girl's weekend in September while Matthew was brewing in the Caribbean....the wind speeds were terrific the entire weekend, so the Cottage Cafe sounded warm and comforting! The Key West Scallop Salad was terrific....great blend of flavors. Blushing Crab Soup was also good....had wanted to try this blended soup previously and believe that I would stick... More 

Thank GJDewey
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everytime I go to the Ocean my boyfriend and I have to go to breakfast at this place. Very nice service and the food omg is out of this world. I would recommend everyone to try this place.

Thank U3096ZVlindab
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great comfort food. Bar is a little too dark for me, but great place to watch sports and interact with other patrons. Very relaxed and casualo.

Thank Lillie F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Having been to the Cottage Cafe every vacation for approx 25 years, it's always a pleasure returning. The staff are friendly and you can expect nice group of people that eat here. Like us! A variety of menu choices at comparable prices for the beach area. We don't come for the bar, just the food!

Thank Thomas1900
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If cafeteria style food in a resort town by the beach is your thing then this is the place for you. Long wait for average food that came out cold. Hostess were nice and polite as the front door was slightly busy. Overall service after that was terrible. Our server was awful and could hardly answer any of the questions... More 

Thank CNeally
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mandy and Shawn, the bartenders, were the best I've been around in a long time. Always making sure our glasses were full and cracking jokes. Always a good time at the Cottage!

Thank Rob R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cottage was on fire. The food was unreal and I will say this. Bartenders are upbeat and energetic with an enthusiastic sense of humor. Mandi and Shawn were super helpful. we started our meal i the bar with jenna and she ws wonderful. alyssa waited on us in the dining room and took greqt care of us. ellen gladly... More 

Thank Dave C
Federalsburg, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived in Bethany beach for a girls weekend go every year this time. Enjoy going to the bar at the cottage cafe to watch sports and have a late night dinner. Very reasonable and great food!

Thank April C
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wide selection of breakfast foods. The fritatta is fresh and very tasty. Wonderful service and beautiful dining room.

Thank Sylvia M
Crofton, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at 5:30 pm on a Sunday in October. Only a few tables open. By the time we left at 6:30, there were several families waiting to be seated. It is a relaxed atmosphere. Great for families with or without young children. There are daily specials. My husband ordered the turkey dinner special and enjoyed it. I ordered the... More 

Thank Larosern

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33034 Coastal Hwy, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-3754
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bethany Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-539-8710
The Cottage Café is a family restaurant with a full bar that is open 7 days a week year round. We serve Lunch and Dinner every day with a breakfast buffet on the weekends in season and a breakfast buffet on Sundays year round.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?